Explosion rocks Leyte festival

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Dec 28 2016 10:54 PM | Updated as of Dec 29 2016 02:52 PM

An explosion rocked a festival in Hilongos, Leyte Wednesday night, police said.

This was confirmed by Police Senior Superintendent Franco Simborio, provincial director of the Leyte police office.

According to initial reports, several festival-goers were wounded by the blast. However, authorities have yet to release information regarding the victims.

The blast occurred before a boxing event during the municipality's fiesta.

Authorities are still investigating the incident. - with a report from Ranulfo Docdocan, ABS-CBN News